Pasquale Fonzetti, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman of the Institutional Review Board, Associate Director of the Memory Evaluation and Treatment Service (METS) and staff neurologist at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, will provide insight about Burke's Memory Evaluation and Treatment Service (METS) for disorders such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and give a medical perspective about memory disorders during the free Brain Health & Memory seminar to be held on Nov. 27. Gary E. Gibson, Ph.D., Director of the Laboratory for Mitochondrial Biology and Metabolic Dysfunction in Neurodegeneration at the Burke Medical Research Institute and Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medical College, will also present at the event and discuss his research projects addressing Alzheimer's disease. Read Dr. Gibson's presentation synopsis for more information.
Along with the METS and Alzheimer's research presentation, participants will be able to meet Nelson Dellis, a two-time world memorization champion, who will teach simple memorization techniques you can use at work and home. Dan Cohen, maker of Alive Inside, a film that reveals how music helps Alzheimer’s victims recover “lost” memory, will also present at the event.
The event, sponsored by PepsiCo, will be held at the Purchase Amphitheatre and available via live webcast.
If you would like to attend this free event or get more information, contact Sue Bondi at Sue.Bondi@pepsico.com.
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